To place an ad, please fill out our Insertion Order (found in links below). If you have any questions feel free to contact our Ad Manager Anthony Craig at [email protected] or call (907) 786-6195. 2,500 copies of each issue are printed.

Off Campus Insertion Order (Organizations without a UAA org number)

On Campus Insertion Order (Organizations with a UAA org number)

Issue Dates 2015-16



Commencement EDITION!

December 8, 2015!

Advertising in our Spring Commencement Edition is good for business! The Fall Commencement Edition of The Northern Light is handed out to individuals attending the UAA Fall Commencement. 3,000 copies are printed and are on stands for two weeks. Get heightened exposure and more bang for your buck. Fill out an insertion order today and submit your ad artwork to our Ad Manager at [email protected] If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call (907) 786-6195 or email [email protected]

On-Campus Spring Commencement – FY16

Off-Campus Spring Commencement – FY16

Avoiding the ad prep fee

The Northern Light charges a $30 fee for ads that are not in the proper dimensions and black and white ads that are not in true grayscale. Follow these steps to avoid being charged the fee.

Checking that your ad is in the proper dimensions:

  1. Open your ad in Adobe Photoshop.
  2. Hover over the image menu item in the top toolbar.
  3. Click on image size.
  4. Check that the dimensions are equal to the dimension of the ad size you have purchased.

Converting ad to black and white:

  1. Open your ad in Adobe Photoshop.
  2. Hover over the image menu item in the top toolbar.
  3. Expand the mode menu item from under the image menu.
  4. Make sure that grayscale is checked.
  5. If grayscale is not checked, check grayscale and save the image.


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3211 Providence Drive

Student Union, Room 113

Anchorage, Alaska 99508